A CHURCH will stage a week of activities in two Durham communities later this month (June 17-22).

Emmanuel Church Durham is putting on a number of events for children and adults across Gilesgate and Ushaw Moor between June 17 and 22, under the title God Loves.

Volunteers from the church will be offering practical help, including with gardening and running family friendly events.

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In Gilesgate on Thursday, June 19, there will be a double decker bus filled with children’s activities parked near Cunningham Place from 3.30pm to 5pm.

Afterwards, Durham Youth For Christ will stage its third Urban Durham event from 5pm to 7pm, featuring a football cage, DJ sets and other sports, games and craft activities, again based around Cunningham Place.

Durham City Baptist Church, off Sunderland Road, will host a fun day from noon to 4pm on Saturday, June 21.

In Ushaw Moor, a fun day will be held at the village cricket ground on Saturday, June 21, from 1pm to 4pm.

The church will host a baptisms service on Sunday, June 22, at The Durham Centre, Belmont Industrial Estate, at 10.30am.

All events are open to all. For further details, visit emmanuel.org.uk